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Ottawa Insectarium Grand Opening

We are weeks away from our grand opening! We invite you to join us at our Grand Opening scheduled for later this month! Come visit and see our wonderful insects from around the world. There will be activities, interactions with our featured insects as well as a butterfly release at 2 pm this coming Saturday…
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Scorpions of Canada

Vaejovidae, Paruroctonus boreus Also known as the Northern Scorpion, this arachnid doesn't like the cold so we wouldn't see them as far north as Ottawa. In Canada they can be found in southern Alberta and the Okanagan Valley. You can read more here: http://linnet.geog.ubc.ca/efauna/Atlas/Atlas.aspx?sciname=Paruroctonus%20boreus Have a look at this video to see them in action:
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Purchase your tickets online

See our Admission page for a cost break down. The online prices do not include the taxes. Group rates available for groups of 10 or more. "Contact Us" to inquire about larger visits, guided tours, or special occasions.
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